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Monday, March 19, 2018
The days are longer and the temperatures are warmer – so it must be spring. For many of us, that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. But why stop with sprucing up your living space? This year, consider extending the “spring cleaning” concept to your financial environment, too. How can you tidy your finances? Here are some suggestions:   “De-clutter” your portfolio. As you go through your more
Categories: Financial Investing, Investing & Money Management
Monday, March 12, 2018
If you're single, your retirement goals are your own – you don’t really have to consult with anybody, and you can change your plans whenever you like. However, if you're married, you and your spouse should develop a joint “vision” encompassing all the key areas of your retirement lifestyle. These are a few questions you may want to address first:Where should we live? Once you retire, you may need more
Categories: Investing & Money Management, Financial Investing, Retirement Planning
Monday, March 12, 2018
As you may have heard, the stock market has been on a wild ride lately. What’s behind this volatility? And, as an investor, how concerned should you be? Let’s look at the first question first. What caused the steep drop in stock prices we experienced on a few separate days? Essentially, two main factors seem to be responsible. First, some good economic news may actually have played a significant more
Categories: Economic, Investing & Money Management, Financial Investing
Monday, March 12, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce along with its ambassadors and local dignitaries came together last week for a celebration of the grand opening of M and D Paranormal and Cryptid Research located at 49 State Street in Downtown Marion.  Owner Mary Young is hoping to help residents of McDowell uncover the mysteries surrounding any paranormal activity whether in their homes or places of more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
What kind of lifestyle do you hope to have in retirement? Do you have a strategy to get there? If you don't have confidence in your plan, it may be time to engage a financial professional. But how do you choose the one who's right for you? These days, you have more options than ever – including so-called robo-advisors. Robo-advisors typically use algorithms to assemble investment portfolios, with more
Categories: Investing & Money Management, Financial Investing
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
On March 9, 2018, following years of planning, design, and construction, Mission Hospital McDowell will welcome the community into its 105,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, health care facility—representing one of the largest investments in McDowell County by Mission Health System. It also represents an enduring pledge to the region that dates to 1885. Opened in a 5-bedroom rental house with more
Categories: Health & Wellness, General News Article, Community, Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate one of Marion’s newest clothing and retail shops, Aria Rose Clothing, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome owner Brandy Pritchard to the Marion business family.  Aria Rose Clothing started as an online hobby for McDowell native Brandy more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Monday, February 26, 2018
On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is “Press for Progress,” and events around the world will celebrate women’s advancements in the political, social and cultural arenas. But right here in the United States, women still face barriers to their financial progress. If you’re a woman, you need to recognize these challenges – and respond to them. So, what are the key more
Categories: Financial Investing, Retirement Planning, Investing & Money Management, Women in Business
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, the McDowell Chamber of Commerce conducted an historic, triple Ribbon Cutting touring the new offices of two long-time businesses and introducing the realty arm of G.E.M. Constructors at the Larry D. Miller Business Complex (formerly Rock-Tenn). One business, TalentForce, found itself needing a new home on short notice. That's when Branch Manager Annette Charlton more
Categories: Breaking News, Community, Event News, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
In an attempt to minimize Medicare fraud and abuse, all Medicare recipients will receive a new card between April 2018- April 2019. So what does this mean for card-holders? McDowell SHIIP has the answers you may have. The attached document lists a few things that everyone should be award of about their new card and what to do with their old card. Our office is always open to assist Medicare more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Breaking News, Education, Press Release, Senior
Monday, December 18, 2017
It was a jubilant evening at Tom Johnson's Camping World where the McDowell Chamber of Commerce presented six area businesses with the coveted Tom Johnson Entrepreneurship Award at its Annual Holiday After Hours Thursday, December 14, 2017. "The McDowell Chamber of Commerce is very proud of this year's winners. The award is a great way to recognize our small businesses and their continued more
Categories: Community, Event News, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Local Business News
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
This time one year ago, the founders of Big League Camp had a concept and a vision as to what they wanted to bring to McDowell County.“This is a vision that I’ve had for a while, going back close to five years, and it’s really exciting to see what has been accomplished here,” said manager and co-owner Donnie Suttles. “The group of owners and contributors, Dennis Whitson, Stacy Crisp and Jeff more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Chamber of Commerce was proud to support and honor Roses department store, one of Marion's long-standing businesses, at an official Grand Reopening and Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The store opened in downtown Marion on Main Street more than 50 years ago. District Manager Tim Rinkes was on hand and expressed his gratitude for the store's loyal employees, including Miss Edna more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Manufacturing Awareness Open House to be Held on November 13  The McDowell County Commissioners and Marion Mayor Steve Little drafted an official proclamation declaring November as the Manufacturing Month in McDowell County.  As part of the ongoing celebration of Manufacturing Day 2017, the McDowell Workforce Pipeline Committee will sponsor a Manufacturing Awareness Open House at the Universal more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Local Business News, Breaking News, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Why You Should Attend Local Ribbon Cuttings Ribbon Cuttings conjure up images of local politicians or celebrities posing for photos to celebrate the opening of a new business. It's our way of recognizing the efforts and success of our local businesses, so yes, we love doing ribbon cuttings and inviting local dignitaries to partake in the celebration. But ribbon cuttings are about a lot more more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting